The Automotive Technology Department provides in-depth study and application of the most current trends in the automotive field. The department offers four automotive associate degree programs: Automotive Technology and Advanced Automotive Technology, Automotive Technology with High Performance and Advanced Automotive Technology with High Performance. While all programs cover the same topics, the Advanced Automotive Technology degrees include more in-depth study. Students learn the design, theory of operation, and servicing techniques of the many systems and system components of today's automobiles. Training in engine construction and design, engine repair, electricity, electronics, suspension, steering, brakes, transmissions, fuel systems, ignition systems, and emission controls is provided to assure maximum coverage. Advanced training in air conditioning, drive trains, and transaxles is offered as well. A final engine performance class covers computerized engine controls, fuel injection systems, tailpipe emissions diagnosis, and ABS braking systems. NEIT uses the latest industry standards, up-to-date diagnostic equipment, and Automotive Service Excellence approved curriculum in its training program.